Proposal by an unidentified author addressed to Emperor Napoleon I, offering to translate accounts of the trial of Galileo into French. Includes preliminary efforts at a translation, with an article captioned 'Contre Galileo Galilei' (pages -) and transcriptions of two letters, including one from Galileo to the mathemetician Benedetto Castelli.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642, correspondent; Castelli, Benedetto, 1577 or 1578-1643, correspondent; Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, addressee; Burndy Library, donor
Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology,
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